Alienware Area-51 R2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 70%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 56%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemAlienware Area-51 R2  (all builds)
MotherboardAlienware 0XJKKD
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 02:48
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-5820K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 452
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 843
MC Float 903
MC Mixed 885
131% 877 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Asus(1043 04DF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 165
Parallax 308
78% 232 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 187
Splatting 184
70% 168 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$54
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABX0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 171
Mixed 151
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.24
94% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
62.8% Good
MC Read 28
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 18.9
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 18.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Area-51 R2 Builds (Compare 1,359 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 103%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

System: Alienware Area-51 R2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $941
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